Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

Do we offer a disabled entry rate?
Yes, we offer a reduced rate for people who are registered as disabled and if they require a carer we extend this rate to them. These tickets can be booked by calling us on 01969 640638 and providing proof of disability on the day.


What age range does The Forbidden Corner suit?
The Forbidden Corner is suitable for all age ranges, from children to adults. Please be aware that some section may scare younger children, but these sections can be avoided.


How long does a visit usually last?
A visit to The Forbidden Corner usually takes about 2 hours but people normally will spend a lot longer, you may go in and out of the gardens as many times as you like, but visitors must vacate the gardens before closing at 6pm.


Are the gardens suitable for pushchairs / wheelchairs?
There is only very limited access for wheelchairs and pushchairs in the gardens. We recommend that you bring a type of carrier for very small children. Unfortunately, large parts of the attraction is not accessible for wheelchairs or pushchairs.


What sort of food do you serve in the cafe?
The Corner Café serves grab and go meals such as pies, pizza, sandwiches and wraps. You can also order freshly cooked meals from our kitchen from burgers and chips to paninis and jackets. Our potting shed kiosk serves bacon and sausage sandwiches as well as soft serve ice cream and fresh donuts into the gardens and carpark.


Is there accommodation nearby?
We have self catering and now  bed and breakfast accommodation on the estate.


Do you have a picnic area and is it seated or grass areas?
We do have a picnic area, which has both seated and grass areas unfortunately picnics are not allowed in the attraction.


Do you have free coach parking / car parking?
We have free coach and car parking available on site.


What is the nearest bus service / train station?
The nearest train stations are Northallerton and Darlington; bus services run to Leyburn, roughly 5 miles from The Forbidden Corner. Click here for a map to find The Forbidden Corner.


Do you have toilet facilities and are they disabled accessible?
We have toilet facilities adjacent to the car and coach parking bays, which are disabled accessible, also at the café entrance.


Are dogs allowed in the gardens?
Sorry, dogs are not permitted within our attraction with the exception of guide or assistance dogs.
In line with ‘The Equality and Human Rights Commission’ assistance dogs:

  • will not wander freely around the premises
  • will sit or lie quietly on the floor next to its owner and are trained to go to the toilet on command and so are unlikely to foul in a public place
  • are instantly recognisable by the harness or identifying dog jacket they wear

Have these answered your questions? Feel free to get in touch with us if you have any other questions.

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